On the days when life is a vacuum, a merciless vortex sucking up the debris of resting dreams, careering towards apathy towards assured uncertainty and annihilating truth, remember this headspace is void of matter and vacancies are formed to be filled. ©Assumpta Ozua 2015 An old African proverb says, “When there is no enemy within,… Continue reading The Enemy Within
On Things That I Know to Be True: When I was four years old; complete with snow white knee high socks and imaginary dwarf-friends in tow, I wanted to be a doctor. Already aware of the sickness in the world and a bourgeoning puzzle-meister I really wanted to fix things seek smiles that had been… Continue reading For The Love of Language
Who will finish your jigsaw heart when he leaves, taking pieces with him? Who told you to play with unbeatable men? Men who let you love loneliness out of them gifting it back to you wondering why you return half full. He is a desert you, the oasis desperate to hydrate and keep the hope… Continue reading When The Dust Settles: Thailand
Me Today You Tomorrow turned 1 today!! It’s my blogging anniversary guys! I wasn't organised so I haven't fully prepped the post I had in mind, plus I'm not in the country so I'm in holiday mode - forgive me. I had such grand ideas and they shall be fulfilled - just not today. But… Continue reading 4 Dec 2014 – 4 Dec 2015
The past three and a half years of my life have been inundated with comparisons. Whether it’s others making them, or those made by myself, I have found said happiness-hiding thoughts to be debilitating at times and woefully counterproductive. When I started my Mary Kay business almost four years ago, the comparisons came in quick… Continue reading The Problem With Comparisons
In the early hours of Sunday morning (just over a week ago), I had a minor car accident which could have been FAR worse than it was. The incident left me very reflective and my busy yet fulfilling weekend as a whole reminded me of a few things: 1) I can do all things through… Continue reading 5 Things My Accident Taught Me
I have a tendency to wear a lot of black and white. There was a point in time in my life where I wore black almost exclusively. Needless to say, my mother was not a fan of this phase. When I began introducing colour I started with white, then red, then navy and sort of… Continue reading Black and White
I don't actually [intentionally] celebrate Halloween but Happy Halloween to those who do! It's only become a big[ish] thing in the UK in recent years so it’s all still a little strange to me. I went to a Catholic Primary School (kindergarten) and Christian High School so Halloween wasn’t something promoted much given that it's… Continue reading Happy Halloween!
Things I Wish You Knew There is something in you, lighter than loyalty but darker than desertion indefinable enough to confine truth in my mouth it’s been 7 years and I finally feel the itch psychologists refer to but I am struggling to tell you.